BCSO: Man shot, killed by deputy in South Valley
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Bernalillo County deputies are investigating a fatal shooting involving police Sunday.
Police say deputies shot and killed someone Sunday in the South Valley near Don Felipe Road, just before 10 a.m. Sunday.
The BCSO spokesperson says deputies were responding to a welfare check, and there was a confrontation between them and a man with a knife. They say at least one deputy fired at the person, and that person died as a result.
BCSO identified the person as 35-year-old Jared Romero.
No deputies were injured.
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Deputies are on the scene of a Deputy Involved Shooting which occurred at 2316 Griffin SW. This is an active scene in the early stages. All deputies are safe. Media can stage at Don Felipe and Beck. Additional information will be released as soon as the investigation allows. pic.twitter.com/PbogIurCtm
— BCSO (Sheriff) NM (@BCSONM) April 16, 2023